Webcams installed around Loch Ness for those keen to catch a glimpse of Nessie – Scottish Daily Express

Tourist bosses at Loch Ness have installed webcams around the famous loch to give monster-hunters eager to spot Nessie more of a chance.

The cameras will film 365 days per year and are located at the Craigdarroch Hotel, Drovers Lodge, Shoreland Lodges Fort, Loch Ness Clansman Hotel and Airanloch B&B. The live feeds can be viewed online at Visit Inverness Loch Ness website.

Michael Golding, CEO at Visit Inverness Loch Ness, said people will be able to watch the iconic loch from anywhere in the world. “We are delighted to be able to provide live footage of the beautiful Loch Ness every day of the year,” he explained.

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“For people all over the world to watch Loch Ness through the changing seasons and get a glimpse of the beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife is very special. Of course, the webcams will also give Nessie fans another way of spotting our elusive and most popular resident.”

The cameras have at places like the Clansman Hotel at Brackla giving people great views of the loch all year round.
(Image: Visit Inverness Loch Ness (VILN))

When viewing Loch Ness via the webcams, VILN recommends looking out for the following:

  • Nessie
  • Highland cows
  • Birds such as golden eagles, osprey and ptarmigan
  • Deer
  • Different types of trees such as birch and cherry trees
  • Northern Lights
  • Cruise boats, kayaks, canal boats

Chris Taylor, VisitScotland regional leadership director, added: “Loch Ness is renowned the world over for its most elusive resident, Nessie, but these cameras will also give people from around the world the chance to see how beautiful the loch and its surrounds are, as well as possibly spotting some local wildlife – on or off the water!

“By having the opportunity to see Loch Ness from so many different viewpoints, more potential visitors will be inspired to travel to this beautiful part of the Highlands, to see for themselves why it is such a must-visit destination.

“In Scotland’s Year of Stories, it is great to see Visit Inverness Loch Ness offering people around the globe the chance to catch sight of Nessie – the subject of so many myths, tales and stories over the years.”

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Source: https://www.scottishdailyexpress.co.uk/news/scottish-news/webcams-installed-around-loch-ness-27859196

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